Listen LiveListen Live
Cant listen live?
Why not tune your radio to 104.5FM
104.5fm - You Can’t Get More Local!
Local News Friday 14th August

Local News Friday 14th August

Aug 14, 2020

Local LGBT group, Yeovil Pride, has expressed concerns over the time it’s taking for its members to be seen by the NHS "gender identity" service. The service treats people experiencing distress because of a mismatch between their biological sex and gender identity and currently has a three year appointment backlog. The NHS says the long wait time for an appointment is due to referrals to the service having risen 500 per cent in the past three years.

Police searching for a local man in connection with an on-going enquiry have appealed for help in finding him. Alistair Rutter, aged 32 and, who police believe could be living in the Ilminster area, is wanted for questioning about a dangerous driving incident. Rutter is described as white, 6ft tall, with short receding fair hair and of a large build. Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency number 101.

More than 90 new homes are to be built on the south-eastern edge of Chard. At a meeting earlier this week, South Somerset district councillors voted for the development of 94 homes off Tatworth Road. It will include 18 affordable homes and more than 200 parking spaces.

The Friends of Crewkerne station have been shortlisted for a Community Rail Award. The group’s been singled out for looking after the flowerbeds and running community events at Crewkerne station. They are one of two groups to make it through to the finals in the ‘Station of the Year’ category.

Return to News
Listen LiveListen Live
Cant listen live?
Why not tune your radio to 104.5FM
104.5fm - You Can’t Get More Local!